The Moon in the houses

moonThe Moon in the houses can reveal where and how we are seeking emotional satisfaction. It is in these areas that we should aim to make deep attachments rather than superficial and temporary emotional thrills.

Moon in the 1st House

home1Their  feelings are right out there for everyone to see. Their  first reaction is emotional. They  need emotional stimulation, movement and freedom to express themselves  in order to feel  fulfilled. Their moods are very changeable, and this is quite obvious to others. They might often take things too personally and react too quickly. They  have a soft exterior and tend to relate very personally and sympathetically to others. They  sometimes let  emotions overpower their  reasoning and logic. Their  feelings are on the surface and they can not them.

Moon in the 2nd House

home2When it comes to money they are generous one day, and frugal the next. They are often  quite afraid of being in debt, and need to feel that the bills are paid in order to feel secure and safe. There are times when they can spend impulsively.  Vanity can be an issue. They are  looking for admiration, and  can be quite dependent on others for positive feedback they learn to develop their  own feelings of self-worth. They are  not as emotionally responsive as most people. They are a great collectors of things. Antiques or things with sentimental value from their  past are especially dear to them.

Moon in the 3rd House

home3They are very responsive, communicative and curious. They  have a talent for imitating others and learning languages. They often  intellectualize  emotions rather than truly feel them and deal with them. Their opinions and ideas changes often. This is  because they sometimes fail to own their  own thoughts, and they  are so very sensitive to others’ opinions. They are often quite nervous and restless, requiring frequent changes. They often make decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something “feels right” .

Moon in the 4th House

home4They long for a sense of true belonging but they are often quite restless in their  search. They  change residence frequently, or simply feel the need to make many changes in  home. Moving frequently may be a healthy thing if it keeps them emotionally stimulated. If they find that they do so on whims and later regret the changes,they might want to treat it as a symptom of emotional unrest. Some of them might remain rather immature on an emotional level, never wanting to truly grow up. They have strong attachment to their  past.

Moon in the 5th House

home5They just  love to share emotional experiences with loved ones. They also  have a flair for the dramatic. Love affairs they are magnetic and intense. They  are attached to children. Their  creative hobbies are subject to relatively frequent changes, they often have innate artistic talent. They have a vivid imagination . They  are always in touch, or trying to get in touch, with their  inner child. They  are emotionally expressive and often dramatize their  feelings, acting them out or blowing them out of proportion.

Moon in the 6th House

home6They have an emotional need to be useful and  work productively. If these matters are chaotic  it’s a symptom of emotional unrest. They  need a lot of variety on the job and that is why they change jobs often. They hate routine . They are very sensitive and especially aware of minor health annoyances or body aches and pains. Some of them have hypochondriac symptoms. They have a sympathetic nature and  also have a deeply ingrained tendency to want to improve or “fix” other people’s lives, which can be annoying.

Moon in the 7th House

home7They  are drawn to partnerships and prefer to have a companion for emotional support. They hate to be alone.  Emotional fulfillment is sought through relationships, but they often  have many relationships one after another, each time believing that this is “the one”. They must  be careful that they don’t become overly dependent on a partner.They  have many of friends that care about them. They are often overly dependent and unsure of themselves  without a close partner.

Moon in the 8th House

home8They have a strong need for emotional security but they  are also a people who are drawn to pushing their own limits. That is why they have problems in relationships. They are always fascinated with how people work, taboos, secrets, and all that is forbidden or hidden. They need to constantly change sexual partners or to challenge themselves sexually, and that is  a symptom of emotional insecurity. They want closeness very much but they do not really trust others who may wish to get to know them. They are very wholehearted in  feelings and responses to people, and  want all or nothing.

Moon in the 9th House

home9They  are a philosophical sort,  curious about the world, other people and  different cultures. They are often extremely restless if they  don’t have a definite goal in mind. They are often longing to be somewhere else when they are unhappy. This attitude is only keeping them from enjoying and improving upon the situation they are now in. They have a craving for things which are far away and foreign. They  want to  immerse themselves in the feelings and tastes of a new places, rather than simply have facts or an intellectual appreciation.

Moon in the 10th House

home10They have the emotional need for recognition, popularity, acknowledgement and achievement. They are quite charismatic. They  are at their  emotional best when they lead a structured and responsible life. They often change their goals and ambitions in an attempt to find the perfect fit. Decisions may be too emotionally biased, or they might act on emotional whims far too often. Learning to set their heartfelt goals is the challenge here. They wont find true happiness if they  follow the expectations of others.They  work well with the public. Having a “nest” is not important to them, and they  invest more of their  emotional energy into your career or public life than in  private life.

Moon in the 11th House

home11They have an emotional need for a feeling of belonging with, and support from, friends and  groups. A changeable or unstable social life might be a reflection of inner emotional unrest. Waxing and waning feelings for others often causes problems in their relationships. They are  filled with many dreams, wishes, and hopes  and most of these are altruistic. They  need people outside of their  physical family to relate to and belong to.

Moon in the 12th House

home12They have an emotional attachment and sensitivity to all that is ethereal and groundless. They are very sensitive and they often have delayed reactions to their  own emotional experiences. They  need frequent moments of solitude in order to recharge themselves emotionally. They  are  perceptive people , but they  are often either flooded with emotions that are hard to define, or completely out of touch with their feelings. They  are sympathetic to others’ suffering, but not always emotionally available to help.